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News from Centro – Partnership agreement to bring passenger benefits in Sandwell…

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Mat Hidson, left, Peter Coates, Alex Perry, Geoff Inskip, Stephen Haselden, Derek Rowley and John McNicholas

Centro signs partnership agreement that launches major new network in Sandwell

Bus users in and around Sandwell will see a host of improvements thanks to a major partnership agreement heralding the launch of …

Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief – 31 October 2012…

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George bull Senior Tax Partner, Baker Tilly

In this edition of Baker Tilly’s weekly round-up of the most important tax news, we cover the latest developments…

CBI COMMENTS ON HESELTINE REVIEW…

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John Cridland, CBI Director-General

The CBI today (Wednesday) commented on Lord Heseltine’s review No stone unturned in pursuit of growth. The independent review looks at how spending departments and other relevant public sector bodies interact with the private …

UK TO LEAD WAY ON SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL…

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Richard-Benyon-MP

 
By the end of 2015 all palm oil used in central Government food and catering services will come from environmentally friendly sources, Environment Minister Richard Benyon announced today.
Government, supermarkets, manufacturers, charities …

Industry taskforce pushes forward on key Portas recommendation…

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Taskforce pushes Portas recommendation

- Senior figures across banking, retail and property sectors meet to begin to establish ways of rejuvenating UK towns and cities -
The newly-formed, industry led, cross-sector taskforce has today announced its membership, …

Anti social behaviour on public transport network targeted in Operation Goliath…

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Operation Goliath

 
Operation Goliath will see officers from the Safer Travel team mount extra patrols on board buses, trains and trams across the West Midlands on Tuesday October 30.
The operation is being staged …

Leading Foreign Exchange Company, RationalFX, Proud to be at the 2012 Formula 1TM Airtel Indian Grand Prix…

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RationalFX sponsors Formula1 Airtel Indian Grand Prix

RationalFX, one of the world’s leading and fastest growing independent foreign exchange companies, is proud to have its brand logo on the Marussia F1™ Team car, as the team compete at the 2012 Formula 1™ …

BBC Radio’s Rob Nothman to give talk on sports commentary…

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Rob Nothman to talk about Fifty years of Radio Sports Commentary

Veteran BBC radio presenter Rob Nothman will be visiting Coventry later this month to present a special lecture entitled Fifty years of Radio Sports Commentary.
The free event, which is organised by Coventry University, will …

Accolade for fashion graduate…

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Tamara Joseph Midlands Independent Fashion Designer 2012

A talented fashion designer who set up a business with support from the University of Wolverhampton has won a prestigious award.
Graduate Tamara Joseph was named Midlands Independent Fashion Designer Of The Year 2012 at the …

Keele University – Public launch of new community legal initiative on 24th October…

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Professor Nick Foskett, Vice Chancellor of Keele University

Keele University is inviting members of the public to attend the launch of an innovative new legal service that is being trialled in North Staffordshire.
Launched by Keele University School of Law on the 24th October, …

MTC exhibition…

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Leigh Carnes to encourage youngsters to consider engineering as a career option.

MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY CENTRE TO EXHIBIT AT IMAGINEERING SHOW
The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre will be setting challenges for youngsters at the Imagineering Fair at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry later this …

Entrepreneurial course welcomes in VIP guests…

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warwickshire college, new entrepreneurial course

A new course at Warwickshire College is attracting in VIP and magical guests to inspire students to become the top new entrepreneurs of their generation.
The Rugby centre is home to the …

ECONOMY FLAT THIS YEAR, WITH A MODEST PICK-UP THROUGHOUT 2013/14 – CBI…

John Cridland, CBI Director-General

UK growth will be flat this year, and should show a modest pick-up throughout 2013. A slight improvement in pace should be seen in 2014, but external risks to the outlook are …

Certero warns SMEs of major fines for IT licence misuse…

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Certero MD John Lunt

Leading IT software specialist Certero is warning the nation’s 4.8m SME’s to ensure controls are in place for managing software licences after a UK firm was fined nearly £100,000 for licence misuse.
Warrington …

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